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From the producer and writer of Spice World and the director of She's All That comes this musical comedy inspired by and featuring the stars of Fox's hit reality show American Idol. Starring the winner and runner-up of the show's first season, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, as slightly fictionalized versions of themselves, From Justin to Kelly attempts to recreate the atmosphere of the fun-loving beach musicals of the 1960s. When Kelly (Clarkson) and Justin (Guarini) embark on a vacation in search of some fun in the sun with their respective groups of friends, the two meet and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 7%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Easily the worst beach movie ever made."
‑ Jack Mathews, New York Daily News
"One of the worst movies you'll ever see -- but it's still not worth seeing."
‑ Heather Havrilesky,
"Idol film expands 15 minutes of fame."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"More than anything, From Justin To Kelly needs Simon Cowell."
‑ Scott Tobias, AV Club
"Watching them lock lips feels like incest propaganda: Justin and Kelly are offspring of the same publicity machinery, after all"
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"How bad is From Justin to Kelly? Set in Miami during spring break, it's like Grease: The Next Generation acted out by the food-court staff at SeaWorld."
‑ Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"Amid this glad tumble of Limited lycra ... surreality seeps in: American flags fly prominently; and despite sideline breakin', all rappers are white."
‑ Laura Sinagra, Village Voice
"Television propelled teen idolatry-%u2013the kind that Moses would probably have disapproved-%u2013gets its ugly comeuppance..."
‑ Cole Smithey,
"Is it too late to vote them off? For once, we don't have to tell you how bad a film is... you knew before they made it."
‑ David Foucher, EDGE Boston
"From Justin to Kelly is bad, but Glitter is still worse because Glitter thinks it's a great movie."
‑ Stephen Himes, Film Snobs
"Having won first and second place in some sort of TV talent show, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini get to play movie star, a bonus all America should immediately vote to have removed from the prize bin."
‑ Chuck Wilson, L.A. Weekly
"From Justin to Kelly is less a movie than a big-screen bobblehead of Fox TV's phenomenon American Idol."
‑ Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times
"This is such a manipulative product placing piece of dribble that it reeks of failure."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"The movie is billed as a romantic musical comedy. You coulda fooled me."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"From Justin to Kelly is just one of those films, a bottomless well of snark fodder that may come and go in theatres but will surely be spun innumerable times on DVD at parties in the years to come."
‑ Michael Dequina,
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